Wims was probably located thirteen miles northeast of Mount Vernon in northeastern Franklin County. In 1896 the community had a one-teacher, one-room school that served forty-two White children. A Wims post office was operated for a few months in 1901.

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Place type

Wims is classified as a Town


Latitude: 33.36789020
Longitude: -95.16522120

Has Post Office


Is Incorporated